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Easter Baskets to Make

Every year I get new Easter baskets for my kids. We usually don’t make baskets for the Easter egg hunts, but I do like to make baskets for decorations. However, I started looking around for great Easter baskets to make and decided, this year I really need to try to make my own. Do a little recycling, a little crafting and tie it up with a fancy Easter ribbon and call it fabulous! Here are some ideas to get you started.

Easter Baskets to make

Easter Baskets to make with your preschooler:

Soda Bottle Easter Basket

Soda Bottle Easter Basket from

Paper plate Easter basket

Paper plate Easter basket from

Stamped Easter Baskets

Stamped Easter Baskets from Dawn

Flower Pot Easter Baskets

Flower Pot Easter Baskets from

Mini Easter Basket

Mini Easter Basket from Crafts for all Seasons

Bunny Easter basket

Bunny Easter basket from


More ideas for Easter Baskets to make:
Here are some thoughts of supplies you can use to make Easter baskets…

  • Milk carton
  • Baby formula can
  • Food tubs such as butter, cream cheese or yogurt
  • Egg cartons (tiny baskets)
  • Paper or plastic cups
  • Plastic beach buckets
  • Recycle last year’s basket into something new and fabulous
  • Cereal box cardboard
  • Child’s shoe box

Materials you can use to decorate your Easter baskets…

  • stickers
  • stamps
  • paint
  • construction paper and glue
  • ribbon
  • glitter
  • craft foam
  • felt

There are a ton of things you can use to make your own Easter basket projects. Really all you need is some kind of container and a handle; dress it up with some pretty stickers, paint, a splash of glitter and you’re good to go! Next time you’re cleaning out the fridge or the pantry, think twice before you throw out the butter tub or an old rice box… they might just become perfect Easter baskets to make with your preschooler!

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